Junior urban designer
About the recruitment agency
Archibucks is a professional design and engineering talents recruitment firm in China. We recruit designers including architects, landscape architects, urban planners/designers, interior architects and engineers including structural engineers, MEP engineers, building engineers for over 100 leading design and engineering firms in China. Our clients include SOM, Aecom, Arup, RTKL, VALODE & PISTRE, Chapmantaylor, China National Petroleum Corporation and other top leading international design and engineering firms. We accept candidates who want to find an internship or formal job in design/engineering firms in China. Our employers are mostly based in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen.
Position title: junior urban designer/planner
Business unit: Shanghai office
Reports to: associate or other assigned supervisor
Work within the SOM corporate/business structure and culture as a member of a project team:
ability to implement SOM office standards, policies and procedures
follow direction from studio head, project/team leaders
ability to coordinate with consultants and city agencies as directed by project leaders
work with team and project leaders to produce drawings, images and presentations in a professional manner suitable for publication
stay abreast of contemporary urban design principals, concepts and theory.
undergraduate degree in city planning, architecture, landscape architecture or urban design
bachelor or professional degree in urban planning and design
be proficient in 3D Max, RHINO, and 3D modelling skills.
up to two years' experience in city planning, environmental planning, urban design, urban land use, or an equivalent combination
professional experience in land use planning, planning related topics and issues including environmental analysis/review, redevelopment, mixed use and public contact/public relations
analyse, understand and provide solutions for urban problems and issues
sensibility toward open space typologies and morphologies
have an understanding of sustainable design
some experience doing research and writing reports and recommendations in a, concise, thorough and timely manner
ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups using good organisational skills, tact, diplomacy and flexibility
ability to manage time and resources to work within a project schedule
licensed architect/urban planner or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or equivalent professional accreditation from home country – but not required
if not licensed yet, the candidate should be actively pursuing this goal
Preferred computer skills:
Word processing, spreadsheets, database, power point
GIS, Photoshop, Google Earth
fluency in Chinese speaking and writing
Submit by mail the application package including a CV and portfolio, all in English.
Tele-interview: qualified applicants will be invited for a tele-interview arranged by Archibucks or employers.